Board of Advisors

Launched in 2015, IB&II’s New York based Board of Advisors provides ongoing counsel and strategic guidance to the positioning, management and growth of IB&II programs.

Fernando Napolitano

President & CEO
Italian Business & Investment Initiative


He currently serves as independent member of the board of directors of Mediaset S.p.A. in Milan,  he is Chairman of the Steering Committee of BEST Program scholarship, in cooperation with the US Embassy in Italy, the Fulbright Commission in Italy and Invitalia.

Salvo Arena

Studio Chiomenti
USA, Managing Partner 

Fabrizio Arengi Bentivoglio

Fidia Holding
Chairman & CEO

Elisabetta Bartoloni

Heidrick & Struggles
Partner Global Financial Services

Mariafrancesca Carli

BDT & Company LLC
Managing Director

Joseph Haviv

Managing Director 

Alessandro Luongo


Monica Mandelli

Managing Director

Marino Marin

MC Square
Managing Principal

Federico Mennella

Lincoln International
Managing Director

Gianni Pieraccioni

MIchael Russel Nowlis

Cornell University
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Arturo Petrozza

Senior Director Strategy

Stefano Schiavello

New York, Partner

Enzo Viscusi

Eni Petroleum
USA, Chairman